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Provider Update: July 21, 2015

CD-PASS Rate Decrease and Revised IBA Worksheet – version 9.1.15

Conversions: ADvantage Administration will complete unit rate conversions on all CD-PASS service lines affected by the anticipated 9/1/15 rate decrease. Case Management providers and PPL will receive notice of the service line changes.

Service Description Service Code Current Rate New Rate
Personal Service Assistant S5125 $3.32 $3.20*
Advanced Personal Service Assistant S5125TF $3.98 $3.84*
Optional Expense T2025 $1.00 $0.97 opo

*Unit rates and Pay rates for CD-PASS Member’s employees are not equivalent. Pay rates are calculated by using the IBA Worksheet and do not have a common maximum pay rate, as it is dependent upon the hours authorized, date ranges, and amount set aside for Optional Expenses.

Revised IBA Worksheet: The revised IBA worksheet, version 9.1.15, is attached to the electronic transmission of this bulletin and is also posted on the PPL website (

NOTE: "IBA Worksheet – 9.1.15" is REQUIRED for use for all CD-PASS services starting

(or amended) on or after 9/1/15. Previous versions of this form will not be accepted.

Member’s Employees’ Pay Rates: This rate change will result in corresponding decreases to pay rates established by Members for their employees, starting on 9/1/15. PPL will provide written notice to each Member and their Employees of the specific effect on individual pay rates. At the time of their next reassessment, Members can re-evaluate their budget and adjust PSA, APSA, and Optional Expense as appropriate to meet their needs.

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